Tag: Ireland

  • Quote Of The Week: The Wind That Shakes The Barley

    Quote Of The Week: The Wind That Shakes The Barley

    “It’s easy to know what you are against, but quite another to know what you are for.” -Damien O’Donovan, “The Wind That Shakes The Barley”

  • What’s In A Name?

    What’s in a name? It depends on who you ask. In Quentin Tarantino’s movie “Pulp Fiction” Butch Coolidge once said that in America, names don’t mean anything (or something similar I won’t repeat here). I’ve always found that interesting, because naming a child is a one shot deal. Throughout the Bible and indeed in many ancient cultures,…

  • Saint Patrick Deserves His Annual Recognition

    I took this photo of Saint Patrick on my last trip to the Emerald Isle, near the Hill of Tara in County Meath, Ireland.    Every year Americans of proclaimed Irish ancestry celebrate a day dedicated to Saint Patrick by wearing green, listening to loud music (possibly traditional folk music,) and consuming considerable quanities of alcohol in various forms…

  • How Arthur Guinness Was Used By God To Do Amazing Things

    What makes this Sunday in Guinness’ life so important is who he is about to hear, because on this day John Wesley is in town…